Reading list - MA Journalism

It is not compulsory to read anything before you arrive on the course. If you would like to begin preparing, however, these are the books you are recommended to begin with.

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Frost, C (2015). Journalism Ethics and Regulation. Routledge. 
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Harcup, T (2021) Journalism: Principles and Practice. Sage.
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Randall, D (2016). The Universal Journalist - Fifth Edition. Pluto Press.
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Harrison, S and Hanna, M. Mcnae's Essential Law for Journalists: 26th Edition. Oxford.

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